Mr. George Dark, Partner, Urban Strategies, Inc., Toronto, Canada
George Dark, urban designer and landscape architect with Urban Strategies, a prominent Canadian design firm, has led many of its largest, most complex projects. These include revitalization and growth management strategies and master plans for campuses, new communities, open space systems and institutions.
Mr. Jonathan Lane Senior Principal, Icon Architecture, Inc.
Jon Laneâs expertise in planning for both heritage and housing districts is highly sought after both nationally and internationally. Mr. Laneâs research on modernization of public housing for US HUD and for the National Commission on Severely Distressed Public Housing led to the development of the HOPE VI program.
Mr. Benjamin Wauford Principal, Director of the New York Office, Cooper Carry, Inc.
Ben Waufordâs projects have received national attention and awards including Underground Atlanta and the Master Plan for the Erie Canal Aqueduct and the Broad Street Corridor in Rochester, NY. Mr. Waufordâs writing and work have been published in Accent on Atlanta, Home Magazine and Better Homes and Gardens.
The speakers are introduced by Kent Gardner, PhD, President & Chief Economist Center for Governmental Research. Welcome by Joni Monroe, AIA, CNU, Executive Director of the RRCDC. Q&A moderator is Roger E. Brown, AIA, CNU, Board Chairman of the RRCDC.